Android Team Lead - Innovation (Bordeaux or Paris)

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness.

Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

Job Description

How often do you have the chance to build a new product from scratch? At Deezer, it will be your day-to-day job. If you are passionate about entertainment & tech, this job is the perfect match for you.

As an Android Team Lead, you will join the Innovation team. Your mission will be to lead a talented and motivated cross-project team of Android developers building new applications which differentiate us, are compelling to the market and which align with our strategic direction.

What you will do

  • Work closely with the Product Managers, Product Designers and QA Engineers along with experts from other technical stacks

  • Define and lead a long term direction for the Android stack

  • Ensure the technical work is following the industry standard

  • Participate in the hiring process and onboard new Android developers

  • Lead the team members through 1:1s, performance reviews, career check-ins, etc.

  • Contribute to cross-stack application architecture choices and tech decisions

  • Write and maintain high quality, tested and scalable code, and participate in code reviews

  • Promote continuous improvement to help the team grow and be successful, with innovative solutions and tools

  • Share your knowledge with the team members and with Deezer Engineering teams at large (Android Community of Practice)

  • Actively participate in the Scrum events and processes (daily, sprint planning, grooming, retrospective, demo)

Our values

  • Just Hack it! | We dare to challenge the status quo and believe innovation is part of our DNA.

  • We are P.O.P. | We are Passionate + Optimistic + Proud. Nothing can stop us.

  • Believe in Better | We believe in better product, better speed and better people.

  • One for All | And all for one! We stick together and trust each other.

Our stack

  • Language: Kotlin

  • Architecture: Clean Architecture, MVVM, Coroutines, Flow, Hilt, Data Binding, View Binding

  • Code quality: SonarQube, JUnit, Mockito, Ktlint

  • Tools and frequently used libraries: Gradle, Jetpack Compose, Firebase, Apollo GraphQL, Exoplayer, Google Play Billing

  • CI/CD: Github, Jenkins, Fastlane


  • Experience as a manager

  • Experience with Scrum

  • At least 5 years of experience in building and maintaining Android applications in production

  • Strong engineering skills (code versioning, tests, code reviews, CI/CD, etc.)

  • Advanced programming skills in Kotlin and Java

  • Excellent knowledge of the Android ecosystem

  • Team player: ability to promote teamwork, cooperation and a positive atmosphere

  • Interest in continuous learning and technology watch

  • Good communication skills (English / French)

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space

  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily

  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties

  • English and French language courses 

  • Hackathons & meetups

  • Work from Home & flexible remote

We are an equal opportunity employer.

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!